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Noun
/ˈCHes(t)ˌnət/,
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chestnuts, plural;
  1. A glossy brown nut that may be roasted and eaten

  2. The large European tree that produces the edible chestnut, which develops within a bristly case, with serrated leaves and heavy timber

  3. A related tree (C. dentata), which succumbed to a fungus bark disease in the early 1900s. Once prolific in the eastern US, very few large specimens survived

  4. A related tree (C. mollissima) native to China and Korea, cultivated elsewhere for its edible nut. The flowers have a putrid odor

  5. Used in names of trees and plants that are related to the sweet chestnut or that produce similar nuts, e.g., water chestnut

  6. A deep reddish-brown color
    • - chestnut hair
  7. A horse of a reddish-brown color, with a brown mane and tail

  8. A small horny patch on the inside of each of a horse's legs


  1. wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
  2. (of hair or feathers) of a golden brown to reddish brown color; "a chestnut horse"; "chestnut hair"
  3. any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
  4. the brown color of chestnuts
  5. a small horny callus on the inner surface of a horse's leg
  6. Chestnut (Castanea), some species called chinkapin or chinquapin, is a genus of eight or nine species of deciduous trees and shrubs in the beech family Fagaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The name also refers to the edible nuts they produce. – Flora of China. ...
  7. Chestnut is a hair coat color of horses consisting of a reddish-to-brown coat with a mane and tail the same or lighter in color than the coat. Genetically and visually, chestnut is characterized by the absolute absence of true black hairs. ...
  8. Chestnut, also known as Indian red, is a color, a medium brownish shade of red, and is named after the nut of the chestnut tree. As Indian red, it is named after the red laterite soil found in India. It is thus an earth tone as well as a red. It is composed of naturally occurring iron oxides. ...
  9. The chestnut, also known as a night eye, is a callousity on the body of a horse or other equine, found on the inner side of the leg above the knee on the foreleg and, if present, below the hock on the hind leg.
  10. A tree or shrub of the genus Castanea; The nut of this tree or shrub; A dark, reddish-brown colour/color; A reddish-brown horse; The wood of a chestnut tree; (Often "old chestnut") A worn-out meme; a work so often repeated as to have grown tiresome; A part of a horse found on the inner leg, ...
  11. (CHESTNUTS) While I adore freshly roasted chestnuts, I save them for eating on their own. When I need chestnuts for a dessert, I buy peeled and cooked whole chestnuts in a jar that are unseasoned, unsweetened and ready to use. ...
  12. (Chestnuts) To dream of handling chestnuts, foretells losses in a business way, but indicates an agreeable companion through life. Eating them, denotes sorrow for a time, but final happiness. ...
  13. Chestnuts have a glossy, mahogany-colored hard shell, and the nutmeat has a mild, subtle flavor.  They need to be cooked and are fantastic roasted and eaten while still warm. ...
  14. Refers to both light brown color of a horse; horny growth inside and above each knee, inside kneeand below the hock
  15. American: A hardwood tree that grows in the northeastern United States; the wood is coarse in texture, moderately light and strong. It is grayish brown or brown in color. It seasons well and is easily worked with tools.
  16. This nut of the chestnut tree was once abundant in America, but most were killed by a fungus at the turn of the century. The many varieties of chestnuts can be boiled, candied, dried, preserved, pureed, roasted, or ground into flour.
  17. A color of horse, reddish brown with a similar colored mane and tail, or the bony protrusion on the inside of forearm of each foreleg.
  18. (Europe) Several types--varies from white through to light brown. Horse Chestnut is often used for white banding strips. Width 6-12 inches.
  19. Yellow-red, red-yellow to golden yellow horse with red main and tail
  20. Varies from light, yellowish to dark liver color, between which comes red, gold and liver shades. A chestnut never has black points, mane or tail.
  21. Usually used to describe Irish Setters and Pharaoh Hounds, the color may be described as deep, heavily saturated, reddish brown (like the nut of the same name). Color definitions may vary by breed. Always check the breed standard for the definitive color description.
  22. A durable hardwood, similar to oak, with a warm, decorative grain.
  23. Origin Vista, Calif. Wesley C. Chestnut, 1935. Seedling of Suebelle. Tree large, heavy production, fruit has withstood shipping to eastern states. Spherical, yellow-green when ripe, taste good, skin bitter. Alternate bearing.
  24. American chestnut has been virtually destroyed by blight.
  25. (i) The small rubbery protrusion on the inside of all four legs. (ii) Reddish-brown coat color (also see Sorrel).